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Month: September 2016

Mapping CSV Fields to Complex Sitecore xDB Facets

In this edition of Unlocking xDB, we’ll expand from the last blog and demonstrate how we can map CSV data uploaded to List Manager into complex facet elements.

Loading xDB Contacts with CSV and Custom Fields

Blog Series: Unlocking xDB – Vol: #2   Referenced Sitecore Version: Sitecore 8.1U3 – 8.2 Using List Manager’s CSV Upload to Create xDB Contacts with Custom Fields Welcome back to Unlocking xDB! In the last blog post, we went through the process of creating a custom facet for contacts stored in xDB. Building upon our example, the Marketing Data facet that… Read More ›

Creating Custom Sitecore xDB Contact Facets

Blog Series: Unlocking xDB – Vol: #1   Referenced Sitecore Version: Sitecore 8.1U3 – 8.2 Creating Custom Sitecore xDB Contact Facets in Sitecore 8.1U3 and Sitecore 8.2 Over the last couple of days, I’ve enjoyed the challenge of trying to create a custom Sitecore xDB Contact Facet.  If you’re unsure what a Facet is, don’t worry.  There are so… Read More ›

Dynamic Sites Manager 1.9.1 – Update

In true Sitecore fashion, I wanted to quickly get an initial working version of Dynamic Sites Manager out the door for the Sitecore 8.2 Initial Release.  Tonight, I went back into the code and realized that the SiteManager.Providers property has been marked obsolete, something that wasn’t very clear in the Release Notes. This means at… Read More ›

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